Naturopathic Medicine is whole body healthcare
Naturopathic Medicine is science-based, traditionally focused medicine. Naturopathic doctors are primary healthcare professionals that provide individualized treatment plans that address the root cause of your health concerns.
Dr. Jess Whelan is Back At It’s Naturopathic Doctor and her job is to guide, educate and empower you along your health journey.
15 min Meet & Greet Virtual
see how naturopathic medicine can help you without the commitment of time or money.
Initial Naturopathic Appointment
a full work up to assess the entire body and work with you to navigate your health concerns.
B12 injections provide 100% delivery and absorption of Vitamin B12.
frequently asked questions
Naturopathic doctors are also trained to functionally analyze lab work. To read more about how a naturopathic doctor decides which labs to run, what your results mean, and which additional speciality test might be necessary READ HERE
In order to practice as a naturopathic doctor in Alberta, one must have graduated from an approved naturopathic medical program, successfully passed the standardized North American licensing exams and the provincial jurisprudence examination. Additionally, an ND must uphold in good standing with their respective governing body.
Here are some resources:
- Digestion – constipation, diarrhea, bloating, heartburn, IBS
- Women’s Health – everything from PMS to menopause, endometriosis, PCOS
- Mental Health – anxiety, depression, stress management
- Immune Heath – allergies, chronic infections, autoimmune disease
- Skin Health – eczema, acne, psoriasis
- Disease Management – diabetes, hypertension, asthma
- Everything In Between – insomnia, headaches, migraines, concussion recovery
B12 injections provide 100% delivery and absorption of Vitamin B12. In comparison, the absorption of an oral B12 supplement is only 5%!
B12 may be for you if you:
- experience digestive issues
- are vegan or vegetarian
- have heartburn and have been on a PPI for a while
- are middle-aged or older with a poor diet
- have diabetes
- or just feel depleted and off
A B12 appointment can be in combination with a regular Naturopathic appointment or booked as an appointment on its own:
-B12 Injection Initial Visit is 30 min in length and includes a brief work-up with Dr. Jess, ND as well as the administration of a B12 injection. $75.00
-B12 Injection Follow Up is a 15 min appointment. The cost is $35.00
- Numbness and tingling in the hands and feet
- Loss of appetite
However, you don’t have to wait to feel unwell to benefit from Vitamin B12. You can test for your Vitamin B12 levels through your Doctor of Medicine or Naturopathic Doctor.
ABOUT DR. JESS WHELAN
Dr. Whelan is the only Naturopathic Doctor in Banff and she’s no stranger to the Bow Valley. After visiting her grandparents in Canmore over the past 20 years, she’s calls it home to live and practice in a place that’s close to her heart.
Dr. Whelan completed her undergraduate degree in nutritional science at the University of Maryland while on a diving scholarship. She continued her education at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto where she completed the rigorous 4 year naturopathic program.